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CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
. the evening for her. toyota has announced another massive global recall. speaking of the challenges for japanese companies, it's the second for the company in less than two months. the japanese auto giant says nearly three million vehicles, including certain prius models, are affected. toyota says the problems lie with their steering mechanisms and hybrid water pump systems. in october, toyota recalled $7.5 million vehicles worldwide because of faulty power window switches. today's announcement came before the market closed and shares ended down .8 of a percent. >>> in south korea, shares of net korea power are up. we have more from seoul on what supercharged these earnings. >> the number one reason is higher demand for electricity during the hot summer season here in korea. and the second one is electricity price hikes of 4.9% back in august. its net profit came in at $862 million, much better than market expectations, but do note that kepco tends to perform best in third quarters, given hot summer weather here in korea when air conditioners really suck up power. but looking ahead,
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
've also got some facebook news this morning. toyota recalling nearly three million vehicles worldwide, that includes the prius. this is due to problems with the steering system. the announcement comes a month after toyota recalled more than seven million vehicles for faulty power window switches that are a potential fire hazard. mr. kernen, good morning. >> andrew, 20 seems to be what facebook is worth, kind of? >> well, it hasn't moved. >> but it kind of found its -- 38, i don't know. but things are worth something, even after you get the people that are really excited and the people that are not excited and it finally finds a place. but 20 seems to kind of be -- maybe it is worth 20, which is not -- for a brand-new company to be worth $43 billion is really not that bad, is it? >> if you were to add yourself to facebook to get an account, it would be worth 21. >> if you don't short it when i finally get on facebook -- you know what i did yesterday? >> i don't know. >> i joined myspace. >> you did? >> no. >> oh. [ laughter ] >> that's how long it will take. other stocks to watch today
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
market. can they compete with market leaders chrysler, toyota, and honda? stay with us on the "closing bell." uh, i'm in a timeout because apparently riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily though, ya know, i conceal this bad boy underneath my blanket just so i can get on e-trade. check my investment portfolio, research stocks... wait, why are you taking... oh, i see...solitary. just a man and his thoughts. and a smartphone... with an e-trade app. ♪ nobody knows... [ male announcer ] e-trade. investing unleashed. >>> welcome back. have you driven a ford minivan lately? probably not. ford is looking to change that. that's why we're with phil lebeau right now. >> maria, they're calling it the people mover and using a term we haven't heard in a long time in the auto industry. they're calling it a wagon. here's the ford transit connect wagon. now, you'll look at this and say, that looks like a minivan. well, it goes on sale late next year. the transit connect wagon will get at least 30 miles per gallon, according to ford. it will seat up to s
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
toyota the prius. >> only you, tim, could do that. >> jane? >> story number two. lumbering up. lumber futures way up their loans in june, though down today. due to better housing outlooks and rebuilding after superstorm sandy. lumber liquidators got a downgrade to sell from stifel nicolaus. >> well done, jane, well done. >> melissa, what "wood" you all do about lumber? >> oh, wood. b. b. b.k., what do you say? >> i tell you, i'm going to go against the grain on this one. >> overload. >> you know, lumber liquidators is not the way to play this. i think wire houser works here. lumber is up 26% off the lows. with wire housing you get the lumber play, plus natural resources play, plus get a dividend as well. 2630 where it closed today seems to have decent support around 26. just below 26 i'd set by stop. >> i have to hear about this petraeus movie. >> really? i'm old. >> this is my favorite story. this is hollywood and this petraeus script is writing itself. the saga gets bigger every day. we started casting an inevitable film. notice karen finerman looks like paula broadwell. >> she's go
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
and that's toyota. compare that with ford, gm and honda all considerably lower. guys, that's the state of the world when it comes to auto sales here in the u.s. >> that is the state of the world. we just have to watch those chinese automakers in the future as well. thank you very much, phil lebeau. >>> john harwood has some context and background on what we've been getting out of washington. we've been getting lots of headlines on the fiscal cliff. bring it all together for us, john. >> mandy, jay carney, the white house press secretary, has just been briefing reporters and indicated that the white house would veto any bill extending the rates for the top end or tax cuts for the top end earners. this is a reiteration of the position the president's held for some time. remember, after extending those rates at the end of 2010, he indicated he was not going to go beyond 2012. i think this is not a sign that he's not willing to negotiate with republicans because the key point of what the president said this afternoon was he needs more tax revenue from the top end earners, not necessarily t
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am EST
gm was first challenged by toyota or honda and they realized we can't just immediately become toyota because we'll lose our core base of gm buyers. they opened saturn. it's the fastest growing car retailer of all time to mimic mr. ackman. and where did it get gm? retail is a much tougher business than people realize. the number of retailers that have not got through a transition is monumental. i just question whether they have the balance sheet, the preferred yesterday fell off the cliff. the preferred is smarter. >> also, the number of sales per square foot that ackman started, it didn't strike me as much. $270 per square foot. i went into the data base of sales per square foot. it didn't strike me as a goal to aspire to. >> apple is the highest there is. >> 6,050. i went down the value chain. i didn't get to macy's. publixs $480. >> amazing rotisserie chicken. a guy at that takes bags to your car. >> publix is above everybody. >> whole foods -- >> to your point on square footage, at the news stores it's significantly more than the old stores. it's up dramatically from -- so that's
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> my wife might. i won't. >> your girlfriend. >> it's like a toyota, trying to turn yourself into a porsche? you agree with that? >> not true. we're not abandoning our core customer. i was in the makeup room and also had my buttons. >> you have a rise above button? that's most important. >> andrea loves jcpenney, i got in the makeup chair and she said jcpenney i love jcpenney and she's a core customer. i don't think i'm making myself clear. hold on, you interrupt a lot. now it's my turn to speak. we're going from 7 million square feet to 64 million square feet. that's going to make us bigger than every shopping mall rete in the world slightly smaller than simon in terms of specialty store square footage. i think the $250 number will be low in time. it's hard when you have my drawing here. >> you say 250? >> $250 per square foot. when you go to 70 which is where we're going to be pretty quickly all of a sudden it looks like the business plan. >> here is the question, though, how much -- you're a major shareholder. how much time will other shareholders give you? the question is
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